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A week in pubs: w/c 6 December 2010

Pub visits this week 5 Locations London, Sheffield It’s a Wednesday afternoon and I’m getting off the train at St Pancras. In a couple of minutes’ time I’ll meet my friend Marianthi and we’ll decide what we’re doing for the next few hours, until we head down to Vauxhall for the gig we’re seeing tonight. … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 25 October 2010

Pub visits this week 11 Locations Birmingham, London Monday and Birmingham: two words guaranteed to bring a pang of terror to the cheeriest of hearts. And all the more so when they appear together. There’s only one thing to do in circumstances like these, and that’s get to the pub. Given that I used to … Continue reading

Save the Wenlock Arms

The threat of closure has drawn nearer for London’s wonderful Wenlock Arms, featured here at Get to the pub.com recently. And the particularly crazy thing in this instance is that the Wenlock not only makes people happy but is also working perfectly well as a business. Another award-winning pub under threat is the excellent Coachmakers … Continue reading

Wenlock Arms, Wenlock Road, Shoreditch, London

Visited: Wednesday 30 June 2010 You understand why your favourite tea mug is the one with the chip in the rim. Or how you just can’t throw away those old slippers with holes in the toes. You know how a slight shabbiness can be agreeable. You understand the way a certain dog-eared quality can be … Continue reading